Winston Family LettersMs.1995.004

Winston Family LettersMs.1995.004


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1995.004
Title
Winston Family Letters1861-1865
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Winston family
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

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Scope and Contents

Copies of transcripts of various the Civil War letters of three brothers: Ambrose Whitlock Winston (1835-97), Charles James Winston (1837-87), and William Henry Harrison Winston (1841-1935), of Campbell County, Virginia, to their aunt, Mary Harris Clark. The brothers all served in Company G, 11th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia. The letters were written between November 1861 and March 1865 from camps in Virginia and North Carolina. They write of mutual friends killed or wounded, Union and Confederate officers, details of battles, and requests for goods from home.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Winston Family Letters by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).